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Earl Bruce Scott

1960 ~ 2022 (age 61)

Life Story

Grand Rapids business owner of BJ's Urban Kitchen, Earl Bruce Scott passed away Sunday Jan 2, 2022.

                Earl Bruce Scott was born February 2, 1960, in GR MI to Robert Scott and Lottie Mae Scott.  Earl graduated from Ottawa Hills HS in 1978, where he played on the basketball team and on the track team.  Earl earned Associate and Bachelor's degree in business. In his youth, Earl accepted Christ.  He was baptized and attended church regularly at Bethel Seventh Day Adventist.  He was a faithful servant. He shared the word and gave bible lessons to family and friends.

Earl moved to Houston, TX in 1990 and moved back to Grand Rapids in 2011.  Earl married his wife, Laura Chivis in 2013 in Barbados.  Earl was a loving and devoted husband and father. Earl loved his daughter, Erica (EJ); she was his heart.  They had a special father and daughter bond.  Earl was generous, kind, loving, giving, happy, fun, dependable, sympathetic, hardworking, a loyal friend and dedicated to family.  He was always there to help his family and would coming running to help no matter the time of day.  His smile could light up a room.  He never did the "should of could of" but always looked forward on to make things happen vs dwell in the past.

Earl was a business owner, developer, business consultant, property manager, landlord, and investor. Before his passing, Earl was renovating office building, he purchased on Franklin St in Grand Rapids to apartments and storefronts.  Earl loved to travel, jazz music, attend concerts and sporting events.  He loved to cook at his new restaurant BJ's, that he opened in April of 2021 and it was very successful.  People raved about his food. Earl loved to learn new things, spend hours on auction sites and loved being with old friends from school.   Earl was about Love.  He loved life and his family.

In honor of celebrating the life and legacy of Earl, the service will be available to watch through zoom for those that are not able to attend. The Zoom meeting id is 4238049362 the passcode is 123456. To call into the meeting the phone numbers are 312-626-6799 or 646-558-8656.
 

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Services

Family Hour
Tuesday
January 11, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Bethel Seventh Day Adventist Church
1024 Adams SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507

Celebration of Life
Tuesday
January 11, 2022

1:00 PM
Bethel Seventh Day Adventist Church
1024 Adams SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507

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